Category Archives: TN

Who are the best ministers?

ARE ORDINARY PEOPLE THE BEST MINISTERS? I turned on the TV today and there was Johnny Cash Staring in an old episode of “Little House on the Prairie,” Playing an ordinary man pretending to be a preacher. His down to … Continue reading

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Why Don’t We See God Do More Miracles In The 21st Century?

Why don’t we see more of God’s miracles in our lives and in church meetings, when God is doing mighty things today? All over the world, God is touching everyday people deeply in order to release His presence, His peace, … Continue reading

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Gg Meetings Make Men (And Women) Mighty!

I walked into a God-gathering (Gg) while in college and was instantly transformed as I heard ordinary people tell about their experiences with Jesus. I have never been the same. To this day I still get tears in my eyes … Continue reading

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How is Jesus like a pianist?

How is Jesus like a piano player? Even the world’s best pianist can’t play a piano with stuck keys. –Even the living, resurrected Jesus Christ can’t move his body if the members are so stuck that they won’t obey the … Continue reading

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Leap-Of-Faith-Based Church Meetings! (Letting everyday people step out in the Spirit.)

What if it took faith to attend a church service? (Would a faith-based church meeting even work?) Perhaps now is the time for churches to take a leap of faith and to allow ordinary people to speak out in Sunday … Continue reading

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Church: Do minds wander or are people filled with awestruck wonder?

When a church meeting is allowed to freely flow in the unforced rhythm of the Spirit — amazing things happen! When we call the shots — not so much. –Perhaps instead of making people’s minds wander, church should fill them … Continue reading

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Volleyball is like participatory church — full of action!

Participatory church is like volleyball — full of action. The living Jesus Christ freely moves around the room and prompts individual people to respond to Him, releasing love, faith, passion, trust, confidence, belief, joyful smiles, and a sense of family … Continue reading

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